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  • HA Coronavirus response

    17th March 2020

    After careful consideration, and in light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we have taken the difficult decision to postpone the Historical Association Annual Conference. This will now take place on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 November 2020 at the Bristol Marriott Hotel. Rescheduling the conference will enable us to provide an experience...

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  • HA Conference rescheduled to November 2020

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    As you will be aware, after careful consideration, and in light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we have taken the difficult decision to postpone the Historical Association Annual Conference.   This will now take place on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 November 2020 at the Bristol Marriott Hotel. Rescheduling...

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  • Practical Approaches to teaching Primary History

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    Dates for 2019/20 Please note that under the current circumstances, all upcoming dates for this course have been postponed until next academic year. All rescheduled dates are provisional and subject to review. For more information see HA statement on coronavirus. Monday 13 January 2020 – Birmingham (complete)Monday 8 June 2020 – London (postponed until provisional date of...

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  • Your HA Webinar Calendar 2020: Covid-19 update

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    We know that it's not easy for teachers to get out of school or have budgets to afford a plentiful supply of CPD under normal circumstances. At present we find ourselves in an unprecedented situation and we know that while many teachers continue to provide a frontline service, all non-essential...

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  • The Great Debate 2019

    30th October 2018

    The final of the 2019 competition took place at Windsor Castle on Saturday 30 March. It was funded by the Waterloo200 educational legacy plan on the Age of Revolution.  Read about the 2019 Great Debate winners here Watch the 2019 Great Debate speeches Details of the 2020 contest are now online. Please email greatdebate@history.org.uk with...

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  • HA Conference Round-up 2018

    25th May 2018

    Alas it is gone (possibly pursued by a bear or two). If you weren’t in Stratford-upon-Avon on the weekend of 18-19 May then you missed a corker. If you were there, please let us know what you thought by filling out our short HA conference evaluation form.  Day 1: Civil liberties, Cymbeline... and a lot...

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  • Branch Podcast: Good Evening Sweetheart

    5th March 2017

    Just before our "Good Evening Sweetheart" talk (9th February) was due to start in Hillhead Library a young lady librarian rushed in waving a sheet of paper, looking very excited - the Secretary wondered if we were double-booked and about to be asked to leave. But no! She announced that...

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  • Antony Beevor Medlicott Speech 2016

    16th August 2016

    Eminent historian Antony Beevor is one of those writers who is respected and admired by his peers, as well as being popular with a mass audience. His many books published over the last 35 years have explored aspects of Britain and Europe’s military history that have brought the human side...

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  • The HA Conference 2016 - Report

    15th June 2016

    In May the HA office uprooted and transferred to Harrogate – yes it was annual conference! Now historians can occasionally be accused of not being good with change and that might be why some were confused that we held it a week later than usual – but they weren’t as...

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  • 2017 Teacher Fellowship Programme: the Cold War

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    Course Leader: Ben Walsh Academic Leader: Dr Jessica Reinisch (Birkbeck) The 2017 Teacher Fellowship Programme will focus on the history and historiography of the Cold War. The course will be taught by historians at Birkbeck College London in collaboration with the Historical Association. The programme will be fully funded, including...

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